When Your Cloud Storage Company Goes Bust…

Cloud Storage Company Yesterday, I wrote a post about the some new cloud hosting companies that will take your data, disperse it, and make sure that it’s safe and secure forever. But, what if forever turns into a year or less? What happens when a Cloud Storage company like Cleversafe or Symform goes under? Where does… Read More

Code For India: A Nonprofit App Project

Code For India: A Nonprofit App Project Can an app change lives? Venture capitalist Karl Mehta thinks so. Mehta wants interested developers to code for eight hours a month for free. Why? He is hoping to develop life-saving apps for people in India. The project is called ‘Code for India,’ and its goal is to… Read More

Latest News And Web Hosting Review iWeb

Company Introduction iWeb was founded in 1996 as a predominantly internet related services company, though the company’s doors were not officially opened until 1998. iWeb Hosting is based in Montreal, Canada, and it’s one company that has solidified its position within the hosting industry over the past few years. Some of the hosting services offered… Read More

Why Some Startups Ditch The Cloud For Physical Servers

Cloud or Physical Servers We’ve discussed the benefits of cloud hosting here at Ananova many times. There are times where the cloud does not work out, such as like Eric Frenkiel, founder and CEO of MemSQL. And you can’t say the man didn’t give it the old college try. As most startups do, he relied… Read More

Bustle: Strong Enough For A Woman, Made by a Man

Bustle Made by a Man Can a man successfully create a website that’s targeted for women? Maybe; but Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of Bustle.com, might be succeeding where the site is concerned, though he has lost major points with his readers thanks to some controversial words. When Goldberg (co-founder of Bleacher Report) set up… Read More

Cleversafe, Symform, and Cloud Dispersion Technology

Cloud Dispersing Option: Cleversafe and Symform There’s a notion in the cloud hosting world that dispersing data is a safer and more secure way of storing information. There are currently two companies offering businesses the cloud dispersing option: Cleversafe and Symform. Both companies offer similar services with subtle differences. But what’s really of interest here… Read More

Why All Sites Go Down

Why All Sites Go Down Amazon averages sales of $117,882 per minute. I’ll let you think about that number for a second. That’s a good deal of cash, so it might not have mattered much that Amazon recently lost around $4.72 million when Amazon’s site went down for 40 minutes this past Monday. But for… Read More

A Trip Back In Internet History

A Trip Back In Internet History You know those little news segments like “This Day in History?” Well, Boing Boing runs a story entitled “This Day in Blogging History” each day. It’s fun to see the blog posts of news from cheap hosting site all around the Web from years ago. Let’s look at a… Read More

Tumblr VS Blogger

Tumblr VS Blogger A recent free blog hosting article on this site sparked a lot of discussion on a Google Plus board. Most of that discussion was centered around the move towards Blogger and Tumblr in lieu of WordPress. What’s wrong with WordPress? WordPress is still home to most of the sites on the Internet,… Read More

The Infrastructure Of the Internet

The Infrastructure Of the Internet ‘Bundled, Buried, and Behind Closed Doors’ is a documentary by filmmaker Ben Mendelsohn. The film explores the physical infrastructures that house networks. Or, in other words, where the internet lives in the real world. During his research, Mendelsohn came across a particularly interesting address in New York City that was… Read More

Cyberbullying: Who Should Be Held Accountable?

Cyberbullying Whether you run a simple Internet forum for like-minded individuals or a social media site like Myspace, bullying is an issue. Online, a bully can feel invincible, protected by the vast enormity of the worldwide Web. Confronting someone on the Internet is so much easier than doing it in person. Social networking site Ask.fm… Read More

Ten Alternate Free Blog Hosting Sites

Free Blog Hosting Sites We talk a lot about WordPress on this blog because it is the most popular free hosting platform available. But, it’s not the only one. As streamlined as WordPress is, some people might prefer to go with another free hosting company. Here’s a look at ten free blog hosts that may… Read More

How to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Web Hosting Business

Use Pinterest to Grow Web Hosting Business You’re looking to grow your dedicated hosting business, but can’t think of the best way to do this. You’ve run advertisements on the Internet and in the local paper, added a blog to your website to attract more customers, and even started up social media accounts on Facebook… Read More

Which State Features the Most Adult Hosting Sites?

Adult Hosting Sites Ever wonder which country hosts the most porn? How about which state in the US features the most adult hosting sites? Well, in case you did, there’s a company that has compiled this data just for you! And it’s kind of ironic: the company that compiled this data, MetaCert, offers Internet users… Read More

Ghost: A New Open Source Blog Host

Ghost: A New Open Source Blog Host A new startup called Ghost is aiming to change the face of blogging. Ghost is an open-source blogging platform that solely focuses on blogging – nothing else. It is a platform that has been developed strictly for journalists and writers, and it has a ton of user-friendly appeal.… Read More

SEA Hacks US Media Sites Via Third-Party Service

SEA Hacks US Media Sites Are you a regular reader of the Washington Post? Then you may have noticed things didn’t look quite right earlier in the week. Hackers were able to breach the dedicated hosting sites for The Washington Post, CNN, and Time by breaching the site for third-party service relied on by all… Read More

Google Adds Cloud Storage Encryption

Google Adds Cloud Storage Encryption In an effort to try and calm the companies that use Google Cloud Storage, Google has announced that all files will now be automatically encrypted. Using 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES}, files will be encrypted by Google before they are “written to disk.” On the surface, this seems like a… Read More

How to Encrypt Dropbox Files

Encrypt Dropbox Files Privacy is the one word on everyone’s mind. It all began with the NSA leak, but it definitely doesn’t end there. It’s now more than obvious that any company based on U.S. soil is susceptible to government scrutiny, and that includes the possibility that the government may take a peek at your… Read More

California: One Step Closer To Outlawing Revenge Porn

California: One Step Closer To Outlawing Revenge Porn It’s official: you’d better not start up a cheap hosting site where people can post nude pictures of exes and enemies in order to exact revenge. It’s on its way to becoming against the law, after the California State Senate passed a measure banning ‘revenge porn.’ The… Read More

IBM Wins Massive $1 Billion Government Contract

IBM Wins Massive $1 Billion Government Contract Today is a great day for IBM. The company has just won its biggest U.S. cloud-based government contract. The new IBM contract is valued at $1 billion. In other words, the pressure for IBM’s cloud team is on. IBM recently lost a $600 million contract to Amazon that… Read More